Democracy Dies in Darkness
Hours after the shooting of Daunte Wright, hundreds of protesters surrounded police headquarters and clashed with officers. The National Guard, deployed to the Twin Cities for the Derek Chauvin trial, later arrived to assist police.
It is not just Derek Chauvin’s use of force on George Floyd that is in the spotlight, but also officers’ willingness to break the “blue wall of silence” and the justice system’s ability to police its own.
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Congressional Republicans said on April 11 President Biden's infrastructure plan is too expensive — and too wide ranging to be called an “infrastructure” bill.
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One expert said of Greg Abbott’s herd immunity claim: “There is no way on God’s green earth that Texas is anywhere even close.”
How the president is pursuing his agenda.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
The storm traveled unusually far south, bringing wind gusts over 100 miles an hour that wreaked devastation.
Kris Foo, 53, moved back home to care for her mother, Lee, 87. (Marina Lopes/The Post)
The cost of caring for the substantial aging population has fallen disproportionately on women, many of them unmarried, who have sacrificed careers and retirement savings to care for their elders.
Democratic lawmakers override Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes to create new officer discipline process, use-of-force policy.
Experts say this adult female gray whale at Muir Beach in Marin County died of blunt force trauma after being struck by a ship. (The Marine Mammal Center)
The director of pathology for the Marine Mammal Center said it may see two to three gray whale deaths total in a typical year.
Immigration, sports betting and climate change are among the measures awaiting action.
Montgomery, Loudoun and Prince William counties have welcomed billions of dollars in investments but the affected industries have not added anywhere near enough jobs to offset the losses in the hard-hit hospitality, retail and service sectors.
Samuel Argueta Romero completes schoolwork at his home in Alexandria, Va. (Allison Shelley for The Post)
Alexandria schools have rolled out a night-school program to accommodate students who have to work during the day to support their families.
Executives talked about potential ways to show they oppose the legislative efforts, including by halting political donations and even delaying investments in states that pass the restrictive measures.
Cargo ships are backlogged in San Francisco Bay on March 26. (Melina Mara/The Post)
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